Shriners Children’s College Classic to be televised nationwide

AT&T SportsNet SW will have regional coverage; MLB Network will air games outside of Astros viewing area

March 3rd, 2022

HOUSTON, TX — All nine games of the Shriners Children’s College Classic, which will be held at Minute Maid Park this weekend, will be televised nationwide with a combination of coverage by AT&T SportsNet SW and MLB Network. AT&T SportsNet SW will air all nine games live in the Astros five-state viewing area. Outside of the Astros viewing area, MLB Network will also air all nine games live. Fans are asked to check local listings for more information.

In addition to television coverage, all nine games of the tournament will be streamed nationally on, the Astros Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts, and the MLB app. Additionally, subscribers to AT&T SportsNet SW can also stream all nine games live on the AT&T SportsNet app.

The 2022 Shriners Children’s College Classic features a star-studded field in Baylor, LSU, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and UCLA. Per Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, four of the participating teams are ranked: Texas (#1), LSU (#3), Tennessee (#6) and UCLA (#27).

The University of Texas entered the year as the preseason No. 1 team in the country and has gone on to post a 9-0 record thus far in 2022, while outscoring their opponents 72-10. Incredibly, this marks the eighth time in Shriners Children’s College Classic history that the tournament will host the preseason No. 1 team in the country.

Overall, the Shriners Children’s College Classic has hosted over 33 programs in its 22-year history and has seen a multitude of future Major Leaguers participate. Additionally, the tournament typically attracts close to 100 professional scouts from all 30 Major League teams.

The 2022 tournament marks the seventh year for it to carry the name Shriners Children’s College Classic, which has been set forth by a multi-year naming rights agreement between the Astros Foundation and Shriners Children’s®. The Astros Foundation operates the tournament and will donate a portion of each ticket sale directly to Shriners Children’s as well as provide other fundraising and awareness opportunities.

2022 Shriners CHILDREN’S Classic Schedule -- *

Friday, March 4
UCLA vs. Baylor, 11:05 a.m.
Oklahoma vs. LSU, 3:05 p.m.
Tennessee vs. Texas, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 5
Oklahoma vs. UCLA, 11:05 a.m.
Baylor vs. Tennessee, 3:05 p.m.
Texas vs. LSU, 7:05 p.m.

Sunday, March 6
Tennessee vs. Oklahoma, 11:05 a.m.
UCLA vs. Texas, 3:05 p.m.
LSU vs. Baylor, 7:05 p.m.

(home teams listed second)

* - times subject to change